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wezterm has support for both implicit and explicit hyperlinks.

Implicit hyperlinks are produced by running a series of rules over the output displayed in the terminal to produce a hyperlink. There is a default rule to match URLs and make them clickable, but you can also specify your own rules to make your own links.

As an example, at my place of work many of our internal tools use T123 to indicate task number 123 in our internal task tracking system. It is desirable to make this clickable, and that can be done with the following configuration in your ~/.wezterm.lua:

local wezterm = require 'wezterm'
local config = {}

-- Use the defaults as a base
config.hyperlink_rules = wezterm.default_hyperlink_rules()

-- make task numbers clickable
-- the first matched regex group is captured in $1.
table.insert(config.hyperlink_rules, {
  regex = [[\b[tt](\d+)\b]],
  format = '$1',

-- make username/project paths clickable. this implies paths like the following are for github.
-- ( "nvim-treesitter/nvim-treesitter" | wbthomason/packer.nvim | wez/wezterm | "wez/wezterm.git" )
-- as long as a full url hyperlink regex exists above this it should not match a full url to
-- github or gitlab / bitbucket (i.e. is still a whole clickable url)
table.insert(config.hyperlink_rules, {
  regex = [[["]?([\w\d]{1}[-\w\d]+)(/){1}([-\w\d\.]+)["]?]],
  format = '$1/$3',

return config

See also hyperlink_rules and default_hyperlink_rules.

wezterm supports the relatively new Hyperlinks in Terminal Emulators specification that allows emitting text that can be clicked and resolve to a specific URL, without the URL being part of the display text. This allows for a cleaner presentation.

The gist of it is that running the following bash one-liner:

printf '\e]8;;\e\\This is a link\e]8;;\e\\\n'

will output the text This is a link that when clicked will open in your browser.